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The STC Group are an Ofsted grade good provider delivering trade courses to such a high standard we have received the Mayors Construction Academy kite mark. You can currently choose from six main construction areas: carpentry & joinery, wall & floor tiling, painting & decorating, plumbing, electrical and bricklaying, or take a multi-skills approach with modules for several trade areas including bathroom fitting. We also offer the Health and Safety L1 and CSCS testing provision as an accredited CITB testing centre.

We have a motivated team of highly skilled tutors, all offering the best professional trade skill training available. We put great emphasis on a high quality finish.  In fact, if you do not hold the same high opinion of any training we deliver to you after completing your course with us, we will give you the opportunity to return and re take any modules you have undertaken; this is also true of any lecture you have taken as a refresher later on, so if your trained by us you can be confident you will receive complete technical support for as long as you need it after you finish.

Based at our Harold Wood training centre, our courses range from 1 week basic to 4 weeks advanced with courses currently running Monday to Friday starting every 2 weeks throughout the year. Our courses can be tailored to someone wanting to learn new skills in support of employment opportunities to experienced trades people looking to upskill. Our funded training takes the form of 2 weeks per trade and includes a health & safety L1, CSCS test and card. Referrals can be made by contacting your local job centre work coach.

 

 

Painting and Decorating

Training at our painting and decorating training centre in Romford, Essex, you can choose from a level 1 training centre course through to level 2 NVQ (taken as part of an apprenticeship) . The courses cover basic painting and wallpapering skills through to more complex patterned papers and advanced painting techniques.

 

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

Our trade courses are ideal for private individuals and construction companies looking to upskill their workers. All of our couses are ideal for beginners and those who want to try their hand at painting and decorating before deciding which areas to specialise in. However, they are equally suitable for experienced painters and decorators who wish to brush up their skills in a particular area or are looking to develop their skill set by learning advanced techniques including painting complex areas, using different types of paints and matching complex and patterned wallpaper.

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TWO WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in Painting & Decorating and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in Painting & Decorating.

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NINE WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in Painting & Decorating and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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This is a fantastic access to work experience as it prepares and qualifies you for the Painting & Decorating industry. As well as practical training and assessment, we will also ensure you have a full understanding of NVQ portfolio building and evidence gathering. 

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Wall & Floor Tiling

Professional tilers are always in demand and with new trends in ceramics and innovations like under-floor heating, this a fast-growing business. As a result, STC trained tilers are called on to work on a range of projects nationwide.

 

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

Professional tilers are always in demand and with new trends in ceramics and innovations like under-floor heating, this a fast-growing business. As a result, STC trained tilers are called on to work on a range of projects nationwide. Our tiling course is available as a one week fast track introduction, level one certificate or more advanced four week course which will cover more advanced techniques, patterns and complex area. Ideal for those looking for a career in tiling, as a bathroom or kitchen fitter or a handyman. You can also combine tiling with any other option as part of our multiskills course.

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TWO WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in Wall and Floor Tiling and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in tiling.

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NINE WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in Tiling and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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The Level 2 NVQ qualification is suitable if you are currently (or previously been) employed or working as a tiler, and have acquired knowledge and experience over time. You now wish to demonstrate and confirm, by way of a formal qualification, your ability to work safely and competently to a recognised national standard. This qualification prepares you for work in the construction industry, with a specific focus on tiling occupations. Upon completion you can apply to CSCS, or other industry card schemes, to gain a skills card that will enable you to work on site.

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Carpentry & Joinery

This course provides the opportunity to develop the underpinning knowledge and skills that will prepare you for employment within the Carpentry and Joinery sector. You will learn a broad range of woodworking skills and techniques that make you attractive to employers in the Carpentry and Joinery industry.

 

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

Our trade courses are great for multiskills persons, experienced carpenters and joiners looking to develop their skills further and complete beginners alike. 

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TWO WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in Carpentry & Joinery and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in Carpentry & Joinery.

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NINE WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in carpentry and joinery and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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The Level 2 Joinery and site carpentry qualification has been developed for achievement in a real workplace environment which means you need to be employed to undertake this qualification. This qualification enables you, the learner, to demonstrate and recognise your skills, knowledge and understanding and to demonstrate your competence in a real workplace environment so you can work as a Site Carpenter within the construction industry.

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Bricklaying

You will learn a broad range of bricklaying skills and techniques that make you attractive to employers in the Construction industry. You will develop your practical skills and knowledge through a range of units and learn how to construct a range of building projects.

 

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

These courses provide the opportunity to develop the underpinning knowledge and skills that will prepare you for employment within the building and general construction sectors as a Bricklayer. You will learn a broad range of bricklaying skills and techniques that make you attractive to employers in the Construction industry. You will develop your practical skills and knowledge through a range of units and learn how to construct a range of building projects.

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TWO WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in bricklaying and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in bricklaying.

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NINE WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in bricklaying and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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The NVQ Level 2 in Bricklaying (Trowel Occupations) is a competency-based qualification for those who work in the construction industry. The qualification is used to prove that you are competent in your current occupation.

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Plumbing

If you want to be a plumber, our training courses will give you an introduction to the construction industry, outline relevant legislation and industry standards and provide the ideal introduction to the plumbing and heating industry.The course is also great for anyone working in property maintenance, facilieis services or multitrades.

 

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

Our commercial plumbing course is ideal for beginner plumbers looking for a career change and multiskills persons, as well as experienced plumbers looking to focus on a particular area.

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TWO WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in plumbing and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation as a plumber.

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NINE WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in plumbing and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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The NVQ Level 2 plumbing and heating qualification is designed for anyone who wants to become a plumber or domestic heating engineer. It provides all the basic domestic heating and plumbing training you need to start work in the industry. 

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Electrical installation

Our electrical installation courses are the first step towards a career as a successful electrician. You will learn basic electrical skills, both practical and theory based, as well as gaining a strong understanding of lighting circuits and sockets. 

 

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

Our electrical installation courses are the first step towards a career as a successful electrician. However, they are equally suitable for handypersons looking to add to their skills portfolio. You will learn basic electrical skills, both practical and theory based, as well as gaining a strong understanding of lighting circuits and sockets. Our electrical installation courses are also great for anybody working in or looking to work in facilities services, property maintenance, PAT testing or as a handyman.

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NINE WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in electriical installation and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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TWO WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in electrical installation and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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The NVQ Level 2 in Electrical Installation is a competency-based qualification for those who work in the construction industry. The qualification is used to prove that you are competent in your current occupation.

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Multiskills

Training at our multiskills training centre in Romford, Essex, you can choose from modules in painting and decorating, bricklaying and floor and wall tiling. You will normally take units in a maximum of two trade areas for the one or two week course, but could opt for more with our three and four week options. You can then decide to go on a specialise in one particular area with an advanced course or begin work as a handyman, facilities services worker or maintenance repair person.

 

ONE, TWO, THREE & FOUR WEEK COURSES AVAILABLE (with optional Level 1 Accreditation)

Our multiskills courses will enable you to gain a basic understanding in the principles of construction followed by a modular approach to training, ideal for the facilities services industries.

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TWO WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in Multitrades and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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NINE WEEK COURSE

This course provides the opportunity to develop your skills in Multitrades and is ideal for beginners or those seeking accreditation in construction.

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Whether you want a fast trade trade course or an accredited Government funded course, we have the perfect course for you.

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